With a better understanding of your current movement pattern, you will start to understand cause and effect on why things happen during your golf swing.

PGA Golf Pro

Richard Tomblin

Certified PGA / Director of Golf
Timberlane Golf and Recreation
Gretna, LA

Golf Professional Since: 1999

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Credentials / Certifications:

Certified Professional in Teaching & Coaching / Certified Professional Player Development / Certified Professional Golf Operations / Certified Professional General Management / Certified GOATA Coach

Richie Tomblin - Timberlane / GOATAGOLF

GOATA GOLF was not created to replace your PGA Golf Professional or golf instructor. GOATA GOLF was created to help identify deficiencies in your everyday movement pattern which will cause injuries as well as inconsistent golf. Using slow motion technology GOATA GOLF identifies these incorrect movement patterns that cause you to play inconsistent. Learning to correct your movement pattern today will allow you to “MOVE BETTER, PLAY BETTER” tomorrow. With a better understanding of your current movement pattern, you will start to understand cause and effect on why things happen during your golf swing. As a byproduct of moving correctly you will also save wear and tear on your soft tissue and ligaments thus allowing you to play more golf pain free.

How old were you when you got started in golf and what eventually pulled you into becoming a golf professional?

I started playing golf at the age of 28 when I built a house in Windance Country club. I was in the Air Force at that time. I was medically discharged after 12 years of service. I loved the game so much I decided to make it a career. So at the age of 30 I started my new career as a golf professional.

How do you stay current with the latest developments in teaching methods?

I stay current with teaching methods through hours of studying slow motion video. GOATAGOLF has recently partnered with Bryan Gathright who is a lifetime Top 100 teachers. Working with him has showing me a whole new look at teaching the golf swing.

What are 2 trends in golf that you’re excited about?

First golfers are starting to understand that golf is about movement. Working with golfers from the PGA to high handicappers exposing them to GOATA Movement the more they understand how it is important to start from the feet up.

Do you specialize in teaching any facets of the game?

GOATA GOLF was not created to replace your PGA Golf Professional or golf instructor. GOATA GOLF was created to help identify deficiencies in your everyday movement pattern which will cause injuries as well as inconsistent golf. Using slow motion technology GOATA GOLF identifies these incorrect movement patterns that cause you to play inconsistent. Learning to correct your movement pattern today will allow you to “MOVE BETTER, PLAY BETTER” tomorrow. With a better understanding of your current movement pattern, you will start to understand cause and effect on why things happen during your golf swing. As a byproduct of moving correctly you will also save wear and tear on your soft tissue and ligaments thus allowing you to play more golf pain free.

What sets you apart from other golf professionals?

I am one of three Certified PGA golf instructors Certified in GOATA Movement.

What’s the most exciting thing on the horizon for you personally or professionally?

Partnering with Bryan Gathright to start The GOATAGOLF / Bryan Gathright Golf Performance Institute

What has been your most challenging experience with a student and how did you handle it? How did you overcome it?

Explaining to a student that the way they move trough the day will effect their golf swing we call it the 90% will effect the 10%

Do you actively play competitive golf? Any recent bragworthy performances you’d like to share?

Sometimes

Is there a highlight from your career in golf that stands out above the rest?

Watching my son Joshua Tomblin who is a PGA member get his first Head Pro Position,

Any advice for someone considering pursuing a career as a golf teaching professional?

Have a open mind.

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